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Pacific Park Developer's Deceptive Affordable Housing Spin - Gotham Gazette

Atlantic Yards via Google News - June 22, 2017 - 3:41pm

Pacific Park Developer's Deceptive Affordable Housing Spin
Gotham Gazette
Ashley Cotton's June 22 Gotham Gazette op-ed “Tackling New York's Housing Affordability Crisis” is deeply deceptive, part of the long-running spin from the developer of the Pacific Park (formerly Atlantic Yards) project. It's on par with the misleading ...

Brooklyn's Newest Outdoor Bar Features Breezy Cocktails and First-rate Tacos - Grub Street

Prospect Heights via Google News - June 22, 2017 - 1:16pm

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Brooklyn's Newest Outdoor Bar Features Breezy Cocktails and First-rate Tacos
Grub Street
... brought in El Atoradero Brooklyn, one of New York's Best Mexican Restaurants, to handle kitchen duties. In lieu of a full-fledged branch of their Prospect Heights restaurant, owners Noah Arenstein and Denisse Lina Chavez will open Taqueria El ...

Crown Heights Landlord Found Guilty Of Harassing Rent-Regulated Tenants - Patch.com

Prospect Heights via Google News - June 22, 2017 - 7:59am

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Crown Heights Landlord Found Guilty Of Harassing Rent-Regulated Tenants
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CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — A Crown Heights landlord was found guilty on Tuesday on charges that he harassed rent-regulated tenants to drive them out of the apartment building he owned, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced.

Media critic de Blasio should cop to how he steers coverage - City & State

Atlantic Yards via Google News - June 21, 2017 - 9:43pm

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Media critic de Blasio should cop to how he steers coverage
City & State
Mayor Bill de Blasio joins BuzzFeed News Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith for a chat at the Northside Festival in Brooklyn. (Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office). In a recent interview with BuzzFeed's Ben Smith, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ...

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Affordable Housing Lottery Opens for 10 Units in Prospect Heights Starting at $780 a Month - Brownstoner

Prospect Heights via Google News - June 21, 2017 - 9:03am

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Affordable Housing Lottery Opens for 10 Units in Prospect Heights Starting at $780 a Month
Brownstoner
An affordable housing lottery has launched for 10 newly constructed units at 1007 Atlantic Avenue in Prospect Heights. The lottery will make two studio units, three one-bedrooms, and five two-bedrooms available. The studios will ask $780 a month, the ...

WATCH: Muscular Rat Hauls Garbage Across Brooklyn Sidewalk For Pizza - Patch.com

Prospect Heights via Google News - June 21, 2017 - 8:58am

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WATCH: Muscular Rat Hauls Garbage Across Brooklyn Sidewalk For Pizza
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CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — A determined rat in Brooklyn was recently spotted dragging an entire trash bag across a sidewalk in the Crown Heights neighborhood — all for a piece of a personal pizza. The rat — who we must believe is a close relative ...

City's 'Street Seats' Program Not Sitting Well with Drivers - NY1

Prospect Heights via Google News - June 21, 2017 - 8:28am

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City's 'Street Seats' Program Not Sitting Well with Drivers
NY1
The Blue Marble Ice Cream shop on Underhill Avenue in Prospect Heights wants parked cars out, and benches put in. There's a rendering of the ... The city says there are seven "Street Seats" applications pending in Brooklyn alone. Blue Marble's ...

Controversial Bedford Union Armory Project Unanimously Rejected By Community Board - Patch.com

Prospect Heights via Google News - June 20, 2017 - 2:47pm

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Controversial Bedford Union Armory Project Unanimously Rejected By Community Board
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CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — A controversial plan to turn the Bedford Union Armory into apartments and a recreation center was unanimously voted down at a heated community board meeting Monday. Members of Community Board 9's Land Use ...

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Man Shot Dead While Pumping Gas In Crown Heights - Patch.com

Prospect Heights via Google News - June 19, 2017 - 7:08am

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Man Shot Dead While Pumping Gas In Crown Heights
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CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — Authorities are searching for someone who they say shot and killed a man as he was pumping gas in Crown Heights over the weekend. On Saturday morning, just after midnight, officers responded to a report of shots fired ...

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Bike Lanes Coming To Classon Ave. After Cyclist's Death - Patch.com

Prospect Heights via Google News - June 16, 2017 - 8:44am

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Bike Lanes Coming To Classon Ave. After Cyclist's Death
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CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — The New York City Department of Transportation will add bike lanes to Classon Avenue this summer, a year after cyclist Lauren Davis was killed on the busy Brooklyn street. The DOT made the announcement in a letter to ...